Updated 13 May 2016

The Health24 'Ultimate You' Challenge

Health24 and Sleekgeek have joined forces to help South Africans meet their health goals and transform their bodies in just 8 weeks. Enter today and save!


Transform your body,  health, and fitness with the Health24 ULTIMATE YOU 8-Week Transformation Challenge!

We are super excited to announce that Health24's next 8-Week Transformation Challenge is kicking off on Monday 16 May and entries will only be open until 13 June, 2016. 

To celebrate, we are launching the challenge with a limited time R100 discount to our Health24 readers who are ready to transform their bodies and live a great life. While the offer lasts, you can buy a challenge entry here for R499 (instead of R599). Or read on below to find out more about the challenge.

Read: Overcoming exercise excuses

What is the Ultimate You challenge?

The Ultimate You is an 8-week weight loss and transformation challenge. It is a partnership between Health24 and the local online health and fitness support community Sleekgeek.  

We have combined our knowledge and expertise to bring you an 8-week transformation system to help you become the Ultimate You – whether it means losing weight, packing on muscle, or just living a healthier and happier life.

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How does it work?


Easy! Once you’ve bought an entry into the challenge, you get access to a wide variety of exercise and nutrition plans along with a bunch of powerful resources to help you get from Point A to Point B over the next 8 weeks. We also provide you with the focus, support, and motivation that you need to stay on track and achieve amazing results over the next 8 weeks.

You choose what you want to focus on. Losing weight, toning up, or just learning to live a healthier life, step by step. At the end of the 8 weeks, our independent panel of judges will award some amazing prizes based on weight loss and body transformations achieved.

What do you get?

  • An effective goal setting process to bring you clarity and focus.
  • A wide selection of expertly designed exercise and nutrition plans, customizable to your needs.
  • Daily support from our exercise and nutrition experts, as well as your fellow challengers.
  • Check-ins. Check-ins throughout the challenge help you measure progress and keep you on track.
  • 4 Categories. Weight loss and transformation for both men and women.
  • All Online. No gym access or specific location required. Access all the information you need online.
  • Challenger-only discounts on supplements, boot camps, and online shopping.
  • R155,000's worth of prizes up for grabs, including four 1st place category prizes of R10,000 each.
  • 5 start dates. Start your challenge on May 16, May 23, May 30, June 06, or June 13, 2016.

Who is it for?

The Ultimate You Challenge is for real people looking for real results.

  • Frantically busy moms who want to do it all in the comfort and privacy of their own home.
  • In-shape gym bunnies looking for laser focus and a competitive challenge.
  • Corporate executives who want to improve their focus and productivity by getting in shape.
  • Families looking to build healthy habits together and have fun while doing it.
  • Anyone seeking like-minded individuals to join them on their journey to great health.
  • If you want to lose 20kg, 10kg, 5kg, tone up, build muscle, or anything in between.

We have something for everyone, no matter your needs or capabilities. Our goal is to help you get started, keep you going, and reward your progress!

When does it start?

There are 5 different start dates (called “heats”) to choose from.

  • Heat 1: May 16
  • Heat 2: May 23
  • Heat 3: May 30
  • Heat 4: June 06
  • Heat 5: June 13

Select the start date that best suits you! You can even sign up now and only select a start date later.

What are the prizes you can win?

And if a rocking new body weren't enough, we have teamed up with some amazing brands to bring you R100,000's worth of prizes to be won!

Winners are split into 4 different categories based on gender and goals. There are 5 winners in each of the 4 categories.

  • 1st Place Prize: R10,000 cash and a Fitmark “The Box”.
  • 2nd Place Prize: A R2,500 Adidas voucher and a R2,500 Chrome Supplements and Accessories voucher.
  • 3rd Place Prize: A Jawbone Up2 Activity and Sleep Tracker and a Be Well Myscale Analyser.
  • 4th Place Prize: A MOOV NOW Multi-Sport Wearable Coach and a Braun Tribute Blender.
  • 5th Place Prize: A R1,000 Spree Fashion voucher, a Misfit Flash Fitness Tracker, and a Fitmark “The Box”.

Plus, there are two bonus challenges with bonus prizes!

You can enter with a buddy or as a couple and stand a chance of winning even more cool prizes, such as R10,000 shopping vouchers for Wellness Warehouse or a R10,000 kitchen makeover.

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Lack of exercise = lack of energy

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